Educational Leadership Studies: College Student Development, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Required Core
HESA 5173Introduction to Student Affairs3
HESA 5213Student Development Theory3
HESA 5320Seminar in Student Development3
HESA 5463Legal Issues in Student Affairs3
HESA 5813Leadership Theory and Ethical Decision Making in Higher Education3
HESA 6243Internship in Higher Education and Student Affairs I3
HESA 6253Internship in Higher Education and Student Affairs II3
HESA 6583The Impact of College on Students and Society3
Hours Subtotal24
Assessment Core
HESA 5343Assessment Techniques for Higher Education and Student Affairs Professionals3
HESA 5653Research to Practice in Higher Education and Student Affairs3
Hours Subtotal6
HESA 5903Capstone in Higher Education and Student Affairs3
Hours Subtotal3
Electives 1
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Career Development for College Students
Organizational Development for Higher Education
Foundations of Higher Education
Administrative Issues in Higher Education
International Issues in Higher Education
Critical Issues in Higher Education and Student Affairs
Finance in Higher Education
Planning and Educational Change
Human Development in Psychology
Human Motivation
Diversity and Equity Issues in Education
Hours Subtotal3
Total Hours36

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level